GEEK ALERT! Don’t Miss “ConnectTech” at Inman this Tuesday and the MLS Innovation Track this Wednesday
Great program this year. Here’s what you can expect:
TUESDAY, July 13
8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
HTML5 Is Coming, Are You Ready?
Sasha Aickin, Engineering Manager, Search Team, Redfin @redfin
Josh Sharfman, CTO, California Association of REALTORS® @CAREALTORS
Tantek Çelik , Co-founder, GMPG & microformats.org
9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Social Web – implementing FriendConnect, Twitter OAuth, FB Connect
Geoff Cramer, CEO & Founder, SocialMadeSimple, LLC @geoffcramer
Richard Lacy,Site Director, Frontdoor.com @Lacy_Blog
T.A. McCann,, CEO, Gist, Inc. @tamccann
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
ConnectTech Sprints: Mobile Development Best Practices – Focus on Android
Greg Carpenter,CEO, Boopsie @boopsie
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
ConnectTech Sprints: Geolocation and the Web – What Are The implications For Real Estate?
Ian White, CEO, Urban Mapping @urbanmapping
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Creating Augmented Reality Apps for Real Estate
Rob Cross,Director of Distribution, Trulia @trulia
Michael Coutinho, Engineering Manager, Trulia @trulia
Also don’t miss Mike Wurzer on Wednesday where he will be ably moderating Innovation Track 1: The MLS.
Vendor Alley Tip:
GET THERE EARLY, THIS ONE ALWAYS FILLS UP!
The last session featuring Lauren Emery, Jim Harrison, and Teresa King Kinney talking about RPR, CoreLogic, and Realtor.com looks very interesting
Here’s the program
Wednesday, July 14
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
The Standards Imperative: How to Create a Meaningful MLS Data Standard in 2010
The world of technology, data and media is changing fast while MLSs remain tangled in a world without true standards. Learn how we can fix that – this year.
Michael Wurzer, CEO, FBS Data Systems, @mwurzer
Robert Overman, CTO and Vice President of New Technology, LPS Real Estate Group, @roverman
Travis Wright, Executive Director, RESO, National Association of REALTORS®, @REALTORS
2:55 pm – 3:40 pm
Naked Crunch: Radical Transparency and MLS Data
Learn how meeting the challenge of consumer empowerment with openness rather than intransigence pays off.
Bob Hale, CEO, Houston Association of Realtors, @BobHale
Justin Lajoie, CEO, Diverse Solutions, @jlajoie
Justin Tracy, CTO, Founder, Real Metric, LLC, @realmetric
3:50 pm – 4:35 pm
What – and Who – You Need to Reboot Your Org
You know you need to change the shape of your organization to meet new realities, but struggle with execution. Learn how to structure your organization for change – and you who need to drive it.
John Heithaus, CMO, MRIS, @MRIS_Real_News
Kevin McQueen, Focus Forward Consulting @kmcqueen
Mark Allen, CEO, Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS®, @mplsREALTORS
4:35 pm – 5:00 pm
The RPR/FirstAm/Realtor.com Taste Test
MLS operators who have executed partnerships with the Big Three share the straight dirt on what’s working, what’s not and how they see the future.
Lauren Emery, CEO, IRES, LLC @merylau
Jim Harrison, President and CEO, MLSListings Inc
Teresa King Kinney, CEO, Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beach, @RAMBMiami